Kaitie specializes in the development of tourism that maximizes the benefits to communities and nature while minimizing negative environmental and social impacts. She is passionate about helping organizations adopt low-carbon and regenerative approaches.
Prior to joining the Synergy team, Kaitie worked with leading destination organizations and industry associations such as the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, Travel Alberta, the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and a Master of Science in Responsible Tourism Management from Leeds Beckett University.
Outside of work, Kaitie enjoys hiking, stand-up paddle boarding, social dancing, and learning foreign languages.
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